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Scrum Master

Date: 15-May-2023

Location: Oxford/ Hybrid, GB

Company: Nominet

We’re Nominet – a world-leading domain name registry. For over 25 years, we’ve been operating at the heart of internet infrastructure. While we're best known for running .UK domains, we also help protect public services from cyber threat.

Our aim is to create a world which is more connected, inclusive and secure. We know that technology has the power to transform lives by creating opportunities and providing support where it’s needed most.

As a public benefit company, our work funds the ability to make a positive impact on society. We’ve donated millions to projects that use technology to improve peoples’ lives and have committed to delivering £60m worth of support over the next three years.

We understand the impact the Internet has on the environment and are committed to helping the UK reach Net Zero by 2050. We’re already a Carbon Neutral company through offsetting our emissions and will continue to work on reducing our footprint.

About the role:

As Scrum Master, you’ll be responsible for ensuring the product development teams are successful in and Agile way of working. You will provide support to the teams in facilitating discussion and decision making, recognising and supporting conflicts resolutions. You will be the driving force behind organising, driving, and tracking the development effort. You will work closely with the Product Owner and Development Managers to plan, coordinate and support continuous delivery of value to the customers. 


The essential bits:

You’ll be coming from a technology driven environment where you have worked as an active Scrum Master with demonstrable experience around Agile approaches (such as Scrum, Kanban), Scaled Agile and Lean and the ability and experience in working across multiple product teams, co-located and distributed with an understanding of engineering techniques around development, testing and DevOps

About you and what you need to be successful:

You’ll have fostered Agile development and delivery concepts across product teams, with the experience guiding and coach the team and organisation aligning with value delivery associated with an Agile way of working whilst priortising self-organisation, empowerment and ownership. You’ll support consistency and transparency around release planning and roadmap formations and utilise facilitation skills across a variety of ceremonies, from Big Room Planning to Daily Stand-ups

What’s in it for you?

We offer a great work life balance with hybrid working, 20% of the time is expected in our office in Oxford. The role has real meaningful impact on not only, national infrastructure but through our public benefit ethos too. The work is technically challenging in a culture where everyone is inspired to do their best. 

Pension match to 7%, performance related bonus scheme, private medical insurance, 30 days annual leave, reward portal, support to buy tech equipment tax free, holiday buy scheme, discounted shopping, on-site gym and shower facilities, Medi-cash (claiming cash back on things like optical, dental, inoculations and prescriptions), Employee Assistance Program, Dental Insurance, Health Assessments, Cycle2Work scheme, free- on site car parking, broad range of tools and resources to support your personal and professional development, Nominet Give Hub. We also have an active Social Committee.